Descriptive Notes

Ecclesiastically renamed Childswyckham in 1973 [79]


Ancient Parish [25]
Transferred from Gloucestershire to Worcestershire in 1931 [5]


O.S. Ref: SP074384
2 miles N.W. of Broadway
Murcott is a hamlet 1¼ miles N.W. [11]

Parish Church


Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry of Cheltenham & Diocese of Gloucester. [1] [25] [79]


Lower Kiftsgate [45]

Poor Law Union

Evesham [79]

Adjoining Parishes

Wickhamford; Broadway; Buckland (Gloucestershire); Aston Somerville (Gloucestershire); Hinton on the Green (Gloucestershire); Bengeworth [1]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]

    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1609-1950 [5]
  Marriages 1560-1838 [5]
  Burials 1552-1911 [5]
  Banns 1824-[1911] [5]
Originals Banns 1755-[78] [12]

Bishops' Transcripts

1639-1812, 1813-59 Gloucestershire Archives

International Genealogical Index (IGI)


Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1600-1875
  Marriages 1813-38

Register Copies

At Gloucestershire Archives :-
Marriages 1837-1977
Ts: Marriages 1560-1812
Index: Marriages 1560-1812 Roe Marriage Index - Brides & Grooms
GFHS marriage index: 1813-37

Marriages 1560-1812 Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Record Office [71]

At Society of Genealogists [68] :-
CHILDS WICKHAM : Marriages 1560-1812: Phillimore's parish register series, vol. 6 - Gloucestershire, vol. 4 [CD-ROM] IN: Phillimore's parish register series, vol. 6 - Gloucestershire, vol. 4 Published London : Phillimore & Co Ltd, 1898

CHILDS WICKHAM : Marriages 1813-37: Gloucestershire marriages, vol. 18 [Typescript.] IN: Gloucestershire marriages, vol. 18 Published , 1987 Author Gloucestershire FHS (transcriptions) Source D: Gloucestershire FHS

CHILDS WICKHAM : Marriages(Index) 1560-1812: Boyd's marriage index [Typescript.] IN: Boyd's marriage index Published , 1925-55 Author Roe, E A Author Boyd, Percival ed. Source D: P Boyd.

CHILDSWICKHAM: Christenings (1600-01, 1606-07?) 1609-1950, Marriages 1560-62, 1609-51, 1655-56, 1663-1838, Burials 1552-53, 1609-1911, banns 1755-79? 1824-1912 [Microfilm.] Published Worcester Worcestershire Archives 2001 Source S: J Tatlow.

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents

CHILDS WICKHAM (St. Mary the Virgin) : Monumental Inscriptions 1658-1981: Gloucestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 9 [Typescript.] IN: Gloucestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 9 Published , 1985 Author McDonogh, R (transcriptions) Source D: R McDonogh Society of Genealogists [59]

- 1872 Bigland Gloucestershire Archives

War Memorials

For the names of those included on a War Memorial at Childswickham Memorial Hall see:

Census Records

All the censuses between 1841 and 1901 are now available on a number of fee-paying (Subscription or PayAsYouGo) sites including,, and The 1911 census is available in full or in part on some of these sites. We are unable to advise on the choice of site since researchers' personal preferences will be influenced by the content and search facilities offered by each site. Some sites offer a free trial.

Access to the library edition of is widely available at most record offices, including Worcestershire Archives, and some libraries. You are advised to book time on their computers before making a visit.

A free-to-view site is being developed at for the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871 and 1891 censuses. Coverage of Worcestershire parishes is rather sparse at this time.

Census returns can usually be viewed at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' Family History Centres.

Some repositories offer census details on microform, disc or printed copy. These include:

1841-51 Gloucestershire Archives

1851-1901 Worcestershire Archives [14]

At Society of Genealogists :-

Gloucestershire 1851 Census index & transcription, vol. 24 : HO 107/2044; HO 107/2074; HO 107/2076 (parts) - North East Gloucestershire [parishes in cross county districts - Evesham, Stratford on Avon & Shipston on Stour registration districts]: Index to the 1851 Census for Gloucestershire [Microfiche.] - Published Gloucestershire FHS, 1999 - Author: Gloucestershire FHS (comp)

Worcestershire 1851 census index HO 107/2044 : Evesham registration district - Gloucestershire part [Microfiche.] - Published , 1997 - Author: Friend, A F

Worcestershire 1891 census returns: Evesham registration district RG 12/2335-2337 [Microfilm.] Published London Public Record Office, 2003

Manorial Records

Worcestershire Archives [50]
Court books 1779-1829

Parish Records on microform

At Worcestershire Archives [13]
Churchwardens accounts 1728-1894
Overseers of the poor accounts 1812-36
Highway survey accounts 1817-37
Vestry Meeting Minute book 1846-1923
Wharton's Charity A/c 1853-70
Parish Council Accounts 1895-1940
Church account book 1903-47

Schools Records

The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:
Childswickham County Primary School
Log books (7 vols.) - 1863-1945 - Ref: BA 2514
Log books (including loose papers, statements of account, rules of management and papers re Parents' Association) - 1945-81 - Ref: BA 8829 Childswickham First School (formerly Childswickham C.P. School)
Admission register - 1920-81 - Ref: BA 8920/1(i)
Infants' Dept. attendance registers - 1977-81 - Ref: BA 8920/1(ii)
Juniors' Dept. attendance registers - 1977-81 - Ref: BA 8920/1(ii)
Punishment book - 1945-65 - Ref: BA 8920/2

The records of schools and other educational establishments in this parish are detailed in a handlist available at Worcestershire Archives. The list refers to original documents so you will need to note the reference number and contact staff.

Last Updated: 12/10/2016